The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 52 94 68
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 306 154 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.81% 2.91% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 3.05% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 236 126 174
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6066 5042 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 4423 4648
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +29 111 £57,500 +4.54% 17
Wiltshire +20 69 £56,074 -6.54% 17
Somerset +18 37 £57,500 +9.52%
Gloucestershire -15 28 £48,250 -12.27% 5
Dorset +13 22 £57,500 -6.12% 1
Devon - 18 £47,500 - 2
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 226 (36.28%) Finance
2 111 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 98 (15.73%) Security Cleared
4 96 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (14.77%) TOGAF
6 90 (14.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 87 (13.96%) SC Cleared
8 83 (13.32%) SOA
8 83 (13.32%) Oracle
9 82 (13.16%) Windows
9 82 (13.16%) UML
10 77 (12.36%) ITIL
10 77 (12.36%) .NET
11 73 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
12 72 (11.56%) Java
13 66 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
14 65 (10.43%) Degree
15 64 (10.27%) SQL Server
16 58 (9.31%) VMware
17 50 (8.03%) Banking
18 49 (7.87%) Project Management
19 48 (7.70%) IBM
19 48 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 45 (7.22%) Cisco
20 45 (7.22%) SQL
21 43 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
21 43 (6.90%) Data Modelling
22 40 (6.42%) Relational Database
23 38 (6.10%) Citrix
24 35 (5.62%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.61%) IIS
4 10 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.44%) Lync
5 9 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.28%) CMS
6 8 (1.28%) SAS
7 6 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.48%) Apache
11 2 (0.32%) JBoss
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.64%) MS Project
3 2 (0.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) SPSS
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (1.28%) SAP MDM
1 8 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.48%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.44%) SaaS
2 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.32%) PaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 2 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.85%) Firewall
2 18 (2.89%) SAN
3 17 (2.73%) Wireless
4 14 (2.25%) WAN
5 11 (1.77%) NAS
6 8 (1.28%) MPLS
7 7 (1.12%) LAN
7 7 (1.12%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.96%) Internet
8 6 (0.96%) Network Security
9 5 (0.80%) VPN
9 5 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (0.64%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.48%) xDSL
11 3 (0.48%) RIP
11 3 (0.48%) OSPF
11 3 (0.48%) BGP
12 2 (0.32%) VLAN
12 2 (0.32%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (2.09%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.77%) Star Schema
8 8 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.12%) ERwin
2 7 (1.12%) Maven
3 6 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.32%) Mockito
6 2 (0.32%) JUnit
6 2 (0.32%) jMock
7 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.16%) MagicDraw
7 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
General
1 226 (36.28%) Finance
2 50 (8.03%) Banking
3 27 (4.33%) Legal
4 24 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.37%) Retail
6 20 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.89%) Military
8 16 (2.57%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.41%) Marketing
10 12 (1.93%) Local Government
10 12 (1.93%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.28%) Back Office
12 5 (0.80%) Electronics
12 5 (0.80%) French Language
12 5 (0.80%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.64%) Law
14 2 (0.32%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.36%) .NET
2 34 (5.46%) XML
3 32 (5.14%) Web Services
4 29 (4.65%) Middleware
5 24 (3.85%) Spring
6 21 (3.37%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.21%) jQuery
8 15 (2.41%) PostGIS
9 13 (2.09%) WCF
10 11 (1.77%) Spring MVC
10 11 (1.77%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.77%) HTML
11 10 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.44%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.44%) WPF
13 7 (1.12%) WF
13 7 (1.12%) Ajax
13 7 (1.12%) MSMQ
13 7 (1.12%) CSS
14 6 (0.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.33%) GIS
2 27 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.01%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.01%) Open Source
4 24 (3.85%) Data Integration
5 14 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.09%) Data Structures
7 11 (1.77%) User Experience
8 10 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.61%) Clustering
8 10 (1.61%) Reference Data
9 9 (1.44%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.12%) IVR
11 7 (1.12%) Online Banking
12 6 (0.96%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.80%) Replication
13 5 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.80%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 82 (13.16%) Windows
2 30 (4.82%) Linux
3 12 (1.93%) UNIX
4 9 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.28%) AIX
5 8 (1.28%) Solaris
6 6 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.48%) Android
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (14.77%) TOGAF
3 90 (14.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (13.32%) SOA
5 82 (13.16%) UML
6 77 (12.36%) ITIL
7 66 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
8 49 (7.87%) Project Management
9 43 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 35 (5.62%) Enterprise Architecture
11 33 (5.30%) Waterfall
12 29 (4.65%) Business Analysis
13 27 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 26 (4.17%) Information Architecture
15 25 (4.01%) Software Engineering
16 24 (3.85%) Data Architecture
17 23 (3.69%) BPMN
17 23 (3.69%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (11.56%) Java
2 45 (7.22%) SQL
3 32 (5.14%) C#
4 10 (1.61%) C++
5 9 (1.44%) C
6 8 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.80%) Python
8 4 (0.64%) Fortran
8 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.32%) F#
9 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) PHP
10 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.16%) Ruby
10 1 (0.16%) Korn
10 1 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 98 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 87 (13.96%) SC Cleared
3 65 (10.43%) Degree
4 20 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (2.25%) ISEB
5 14 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.61%) MCP
8 7 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.96%) MCSE
9 6 (0.96%) CCIE
10 5 (0.80%) CCNA
10 5 (0.80%) VCP5
11 4 (0.64%) CISSP
12 3 (0.48%) HP ASE
12 3 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.17%) COBIT
2 12 (1.93%) QA
3 11 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.44%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.96%) SLA
6 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.32%) COREP
7 2 (0.32%) FINREP
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 48 (7.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.77%) XenApp
4 10 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.28%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (1.93%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.80%) OpenView
2 5 (0.80%) Unicenter
3 4 (0.64%) ARCserve
3 4 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.64%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.64%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 111 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 83 (13.32%) Oracle
3 58 (9.31%) VMware
4 48 (7.70%) IBM
5 45 (7.22%) Cisco
6 38 (6.10%) Citrix
7 34 (5.46%) SAP
8 28 (4.49%) Juniper
9 23 (3.69%) HP
10 21 (3.37%) ESRI
11 16 (2.57%) F5
12 13 (2.09%) Symantec
13 8 (1.28%) EMC
14 7 (1.12%) NetApp
14 7 (1.12%) Informatica
15 6 (0.96%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.96%) Dell
16 5 (0.80%) BMC
16 5 (0.80%) Teradata
17 4 (0.64%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £52120.00 - £78180.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £80k - 90k per year + Car Allowance (Up to £10k) + Bonus + Pension + E
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum (depending on year’s experience) plu
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Sure Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Posted: 8 days ago